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Nov 3, 2012 6:30am PDT
romans live today from cnn studios in new york. americans are looking for the president who is going to get this economy soaring again. so who should you choose? we're hours from the election. these men are delivering closing arguments, making their final case for your vote. it's an election about the economy, so let's look at the evidence. jobs. president obama's argument, he's gained back every job lost under his watch. that's quite a feat, but romney says not good enough. >> we're going to create 12 million new jobs and more take-home pay. >> reporter: >> how is that possible, major economic growth. the economy grew at a 2% annual rate during the third quarter, better but not nearly enough to significantly boost hiring. romney will be much more than that to keep his jobs promise. how about housing. prices in some areas are rising, foreclosures slowing, but this is america and what will really get the economy going again is you. consumer spending rising, consumer confidence the best in four years. there's no doubt president obama inherited an economy in crisis, and his supporters w
Nov 10, 2012 6:30am PST
, food inspections and air travel. we've assembled cnn's best to pore over this. ali velshi, host of "your money" at 1:00 p.m. eastern. jessica yellin is the white house correspondent. lisa is the capitol hill correspondent for cnn radio. ali, you and i have been yelling from the rooftops about the fiscal cliff for months. the election is now out of the way so the rest of the world is beginning to get how serious this is. so people are now aware that deep cuts are coming and economic disaster could happen. no one wants it to happen, but not a whisper about what the deal looks like. are you worried? >> i am worried and i'll tell you why i'm worried. i also thought they'd get the debt ceiling debate done a year ago and they almost brought us to the brink of disaster on that. i'm worried that washington even under remarkable pressure doesn't always do the right thing. i'm not satisfied now that the fiscal cliff is getting the love that it deserves. everybody is talking about it, it's the first order of business. nobody in washington is talking about anything else right now. so i thin
Nov 17, 2012 6:30am PST
. will crain a cnn contributor, licking his wounds since election day and jean, republicans are now on board by raising revenue by cutting tax breaks, but they are not on board with raising tax rates. >> no, they are not. >> some of them have pledged they will never, ever do that. how do we reconcile, that that's the challenge. >> you know, president obama came out this week and said compromise is hard, but we've got to do and do it together. he is still sticking the i want to raise tax rates line, but when i talk to budget experts in washington, they say, well, maybe -- maybe what you do is you reduce tax breaks on the rich at 200,000 or 500,000. >> sounds like a mitt romney plan actually. >> have a bucket of deductions. >> not an up upon lar idea, a smart way to get over political fight over all the tax breaks and maybe the democrats will go for a tax rate hike on people making 500,000 or more, 1 million or more. you know, i don't know how it's going to turn out. i wish, i wish i did. >> i don't think they know. and that's what's so kind of curious about the whole thing because we're so cl
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